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REALTORS® United in Support of Home Ownership

2019 Q4 Homeownership Opportunities & Market Survey


Across nearly all groups surveyed, the majority feel that now is a good time to buy a home. 

Those in the Silent Generation (73%) and Younger Boomers (70%) are the most likely to think now is a good time to buy a home, as well as those in the Midwest (69%).

Seventy four percent of people believe that now is a good time to sell a home, which is the same from Q3 2019.

  • Those who earn $100,000 or more (82%), live in the West (81%), and own their home are most likely to think that now is a good time to sell a home.

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NAR 2020 Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers

For most home buyers, the purchase of real estate is one of the largest financial transactions they will make. Buyers purchase a home not only for the desire to own a home of their own, but also because of changes in jobs, family situations, and the need for a smaller or larger living area. This annual survey conducted by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® of recent home buyers reports on:

Characteristics of Home Buyers and
Homes Purchased...The Home Search Process...Home Buying and Real Estate Professionals...Financing the Home Purchase...Home Sellers and Their Selling Experience...Home Selling and Real Estate Professionals...For Sale by Owner (FSBO) Sellers...Home Buyers and Sellers Before and During Covid-19

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